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The Santee Delta is one of South Carolina's most beautiful, isolated and historically important places. Yet it faces new threats amid rising seas and rain bombs. Political intrigue and power lines could change this place forever. Our Secret Delta takes a deep dive into this special place, exploring its history and characters, as well as things to see and do.

Toxic algae blooms are a growing worldwide menace that generate mysterious toxins. So why is the federal government poised to shut down a one-of-a-kind lab that solves these mysteries?

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South Carolina electricity customers could save as much as $1 billion a year thanks to the Obama Administration’s Clean Air Plan and steps here to shift from coal toward nuclear power.

But that savings could go up in smoke if South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson and Gov. Nikki Haley have their way.

Law enforcement agencies have for decades used what’s known as field interview or contact cards to document everything from sketchy activity to random encounters with people on the street. But the digital age has greatly expanded the power and reach of this tool, allowing police to store ind…

More than 100,000 children are adopted in the United States each year and an untold number of prospective parents are duped by con artists offering up make-believe babies during the adoption process.